The department of Ministry Services of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, Atlantic-Midwest Province, has an opening for a full-time associate director. Ministry Services provides support and education for individuals serving with the School Sisters of Notre Dame within the Atlantic-Midwest Province. This position supports the director in the overall function of the department especially in the formation for new lay leaders (CEO's and selected other categories of sponsored ministries, province staff, administrators of Continuum of Care Centers) and the orientation of new employees in the province. The position will remain open until an appropriate candidate has been identified. For a detailed position description and more information on SSND visit the Atlantic-Midwest Province website of the School Sisters of Notre Dame www.amssnd.org. Applications should be sent to Liz Klein, HR Director for the Atlantic-Midwest Province.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Major Responsibilities ? Contributes to the evolving design and evolution of the ministry formation process and the new employee orientation; ? Oversees the implementation of the new employee orientation and the ministry formation components (i.e. sessions, retreats, mentoring, site visits); ? Oversees and arranges for the logistics (venue, speakers, agendas) and set-up, evaluation of the various ministry formation components and the new employee orientation; ? Assists with individual in-service options for province staff members; ? Provides and supports the development of resources for prayer, formation and orientation, department newsletter, and emerging resources needs; ? Supports the director in the growing collaboration with the Mission & Ministry team, consisting of four additional departments (JPIC, Development, Communications and the Associates); develops a collaborative working relationship with the department’s coordinator for board development; ? Provides support in exploring formation experiences for potential additional constituents and new formation components in support of the existing ministry formation process; ? Contributes in all ways to the scope and relationships of the department and the mission of SSND.
QUALIFICATIONS: ? Master’s Degree in theology, pastoral ministry or equivalent experience; ? 3-5 years of experience working in ministry formation, mission integration, and/or pastoral ministry ? Mission orientation and passion for education in the broadest sense; ? Appreciation and respect for Catholic tradition and identity; ? Appreciation for women religious and respect for their contributions to church and society; ? Demonstrated knowledge of and interest in contemporary Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation issues; ? Ability to design prayer and theological reflection experiences; ? Demonstrated project management/coordination/organization/collaboration skills; ? Ability to relate to a wide spectrum of people and represent SSND well; ? Ability to travel; ? Proficiency in MS Office. Preferred: Experience of working in a ministry sponsored by a religious congregation; Experience in working in the context of religious life. May 2, 2019 The position will remain open until an appropriate candidate has been identified. For more information visit the Atlantic-Midwest Province website of the School Sisters of Notre Dame www.amssnd.org. Applications should be sent to Liz Klein, HR Director for the Atlantic-Midwest Province.